Language Centre

Saaristo Pekka, senior lecturer

Room:
O 109

Duties

  • Responsible for Swedish teaching at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
  • Responsible for Swedish teaching at the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Responsible for Swedish teaching at the Department of Psychology
  • Coordinator for the new communication and language studies at Language center, psychology
  • Teaching written communication for Swedish speaking students and Swedish maturity essay examiner 

Education

  • M.A. (Nordic languages, University of Tampere)
  • Required Ph.D. studies (Nordic languages, University of Helsinki) 

Areas of Interest

  • Sociology of language (ideologies, identities, attitudes, nationalism, language choices); grammatical constructions in spoken Swedish; the history and philosophy of science in linguistics; language philosophy; geosemiotics and multimodal discourse analysis) 

Affiliations

  •  Föreningen för nordisk filologi 

Publications

  • (2015), Grammar is the Heart of Language: Grammar and Its Role in Language Learning among Finnish University Students. In: Jalkanen, Juha; Jokinen, Elina & Taalas, Peppi (eds.), Voices of Pedagogical Development – Expanding, Enhancing and Exploring Higher Education Language Learning. Dublin: Research-publishing.net. 279-318.
  •  Kyppö, Anna; Natri, Teija; Pietarinen, Margarita & Saaristo, Pekka (2015), Use Your Languages! From Monolingual to Multilingual Interaction in a Language Class. In: Jalkanen, Juha; Jokinen, Elina & Taalas, Peppi (eds.), Voices of Pedagogical Development – Expanding, Enhancing and Exploring Higher Education Language Learning. Dublin: Research-publishing.net. 319-335.
  •  (2014), Yksityiskohtaisia ohjeita tutkielman kirjoittajalle. Book review of Nyberg, Rainer & Tidström, Annika, Skriv vetenskapliga uppsatser, examensarbeten och avhandlingar. In: Kasvatus 45 (1) 2014. 91-94.
  •  (2013), Farlig tvåspråkighet? Book review of Blommaert, Jan et al (eds.), Dangerous Multilingualism - Northern Perspectives on Order, Purity and Normality. In: Språkbruk 3/2013. 35-36.
  •  (2008), Regional variation och interaktion: om en responsiv konstruktion i Helsingforssvenska. In: Lindström, Jan (red.), Språk och interaktion 1. Nordica Helsingiensia nr 10. 25-81. Also: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/28471
  •  (2007), Transgressiivinen merkkisijoittelu kyseenalaistamisen tapana. In: Veivo, Harri (toim.), Vastarinta/Resistanssi. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press. 198-222.
  •  (2006), Helsingin näkyvä kaksikielisyys – kielisosiologisia huomioita. In: Pajunen, Anneli & Tommola, Hannu (toim.), XXXII Kielitieteen päivät Tampereella 19.-20.5.2005. Valikoima pidettyihin esitelmiin pohjautuvista artikkeleista. Tampere Studies in Language, Translation and Culture, Series B 2. Tampere: Tampere University Press. 454-478. Also: http://tampub.uta.fi/tup/951-44-6622-5.pdf
  •  (2006), Book Review of Kristiansen, Tore & Vikør, Lars S. (red.), Nordiske språkhaldningar. Ei meiningsmåling. Teoksessa: Harling-Kranck, Gunilla & Lehti-Eklund, Hanna (red.), Folkmålsstudier 45. Helsingfors: Meddelanden från Föreningen för nordisk filologi. 131-138.
  •  (2005), Metakommentarer gällande konstruktion av språksociologiskt material. In: Nikula, Kristina et al (red.), Svenskan i Finland 8. Nordistica Tamperensia. 247-266.

 

Contacts

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Street address:
Seminaarinmäki Campus,
Oppio building

Office hours: Mon-Fri 8-16

E-mail: lcinfo@ulc.jyu.fi

Postal address:
University Language Centre
P.O.Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä

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